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SDO: The Solar Dynamics Observatory is the first mission to be launched for NASA's Living With a Star (LWS) Program, a program designed to understand the causes of solar variability and its impacts on Earth. SDO is designed to help us understand the Sun's influence on Earth and Near-Earth space by studying the solar atmosphere on small scales of space and time and in many wavelengths simultaneously.
SDO: The Solar Dynamics Observatory is the first mission to be launched for NASA's Living With a Star (LWS) Program, a program designed to understand the causes of solar variability and its impacts on Earth. SDO is designed to help us understand the Sun's influence on Earth and Near-Earth space by studying the solar atmosphere on small scales of space and time and in many wavelengths simultaneously.

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Server maintence, January 11, 2018
Today, January 11, 2018 at approx. 1:30 pm the SDO website will undergo server maintenance. The website will still be operational. However, images, movies, and data will not be available for some time.
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Seven Years of SDO Data!
May 1, 2017 is SDO's 7th birthday of data collection. We launched on February 11, 2010, reached our final orbit, checked out the instruments and spacecraft, and began returning science data on My thanks to the SDO Team for their great work on this mission. ...
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Server Maintenance - April 26, 2017
Notice. The SDO webserver will be down for maintenance today, April 26, 2017 at approximately 2:15pm. The outage for last for approximately one hour. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Website Update
Notice of upcoming change: The kiosk product currently offered on the SDO website will be discontinued on April 20, 2017. We are launching a new replacement product called SDO Dashboard. This kiosk will still be available afterwards but we are directing peo...
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Planned Outage for the SDO website
A planned outage is scheduled for Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The outage will begin at approximately 8AM and will last until approximately 3PM. The website and all browse image products, movies, and RSS feeds will be taken off line for the duration.
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Website Maintenence - 12/29/16
We are conducting planned maintenance on the SDO website. There may be outages or interrupted service. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience.
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SDO Website is back up
The maintenance on the SDO web and data servers is complete the website is back up and running normally. Thank you.
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SDO website is undergoing maintenance
The SDO web and data servers are undergoing maintenance and will be unavailable for a time. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will send out a message as soon as our servers are back up.
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Solar Dynamics Observatory Captures Images of a Late Summer Flare
On
Aug. 24, 2014, the sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 8:16
a.m. EDT. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of the
flare, which erupted on the left side of the sun. Solar flares are
powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiat...
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Why NASA Studies the Ultraviolet Sun
You cannot look at the sun without special filters, and the naked eye
cannot perceive certain wavelengths of sunlight. Solar physicists must
consequently rely on spacecraft that can observe this invisible light
before the atmosphere absorbs it. “Certain ...
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